City Council Meeting Agenda – May 23, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL

PUBLIC HEARING

AGENDA

312 EAST CHARLES STREET

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA

May 23, 2017

5:30pm

 

I.  CALL TO ORDER: Council President Lemar Marshall

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ), Jason Hood ( ), Janice Carter Beard ( ), Lemar Marshall ( ), Mike Williams ( )

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance to approve and declare 44 confiscated bikes as surplus and to be donated to churches and other non-profit organizations. (Jana Thurman)

2. An Ordinance declaring (4) Avalanche Police bikes movable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Chitimacha Police Department in Charenton, Louisiana. (Jana Thurman)

3. An Ordinance declaring (5) Crown Victoria’s moveable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Tickfaw Police Department in Tickfaw, Louisiana. (Jana Thurman)

4. An Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to sign all documents in connection with the acceptance by the City of a right of way donation being a portion (5.29’x247.19’) of property fronting on Mooney Ave. by Devon & Becky Wells in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated May 5, 2017; Zoned C-N (SUB2017-03-00061) Recommended acceptance by Planning Commission(Tracie Schillace)

5. An Ordinance for Final Subdivision Approval of Phoenix Square Subdivision Phase II, Acceptance of Letter of Credit/Performance Bond for installation of sidewalks, Acceptance of 1 year Maintenance Bond in accordance with Final Plat and As Built Plans by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned RS-3 (SUB-2015-10-00027) Recommended approval with conditions. (Tracie Schillace)

Conditions:

  • Approval from all City Depts. & City Engineer on Water, Sewer, and Drainage; and
  • Acceptable 10% 1 year maintenance bond approved by City Attorney for all infrastructure; and
  • Acceptable Letter of Credit/Performance Bond approved by City Attorney for all uninstalled infrastructure (street lights, Water Meters, and Sidewalks); and
  • Final Plat and As Built Plans to be revised in accordance with Planning Dept Comments.

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

REGULAR SESSION

312 EAST CHARLES STREET

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA

May 23, 2017

6:00pm Immediately following Public Hearing.

 

          I.  CALL TO ORDER: Council President Lemar Marshall

II.  ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount (), Jason Hood (), Janice Carter Beard (), Lemar Marshall (), Mike Williams ()

III. PRAYER:

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.

V.  REPORTS:

1. Council:

2. Barry Bradford

3. Mayor:

4. Recognition of New Businesses:

 

VI. Minutes of May 9, 2017

 

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of Motor Vehicles and the City of     Hammond for the public license tag agent. (Lacy Landrum)

2.  A resolution to approve El Jimador Mexican Grill located at 265 South Morrison Blvd., Hammond La., to sell High/Low Class A retail outlet alcohol. The owner is Pino, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

3.  A resolution to reappoint Angela Elly to the Hammond Housing Authority for a five-year term from June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2022. (Mayor Panepinto)

4.  A resolution to accept work as substantially complete on the “Levy Building Roof Replacement” Project (31708) and commence the 45-day lien period to release 10% retainage. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

5.   A resolution supporting the submission of a $20,000 Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partner Grant application to re-landscape Cate Square Park Playground. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

6A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Small Scale Reimbursable Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for the purchase and use of an Airspace Awareness and Detection System for the Hammond control tower. (David Lobue)

7. A resolution to transfer $25,000 from Street – Consultant Services (10030000 – 520124) to Airport – Maintenance Airfield (10038000 – 530136) for a taxiway lighting project. (Lacy Landrum)

 

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.An Ordinance to approve and declare 44 confiscated bikes as surplus and to be donated to churches and other non-profit organizations. (Jana Thurman)

2.An Ordinance declaring (4) Avalanche Police bikes movable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Chitimacha  Police Department in Charenton, Louisiana. (Jana Thurman)

3.An Ordinance declaring (5) Crown Victoria’s moveable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Tickfaw Police Department in Tickfaw, Louisiana. (Jana Thurman)

4.An Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to sign all documents in connection with the acceptance by the City of a right of way donation being a portion (5.29’x247.19’) of property fronting on Mooney Ave. by Devon & Becky Wells in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated May 5, 2017; Zoned C-N (SUB2017-03-00061) Recommended acceptance by Planning Commission(Tracie Schillace)

5.An Ordinance for Final Subdivision Approval of Phoenix Square Subdivision Phase II, Acceptance of Letter of Credit/Performance Bond for installation of sidewalks, Acceptance of 1 year Maintenance Bond in accordance with Final Plat and As Built Plans by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned RS-3 (SUB-2015-10-00027) Recommended approval with conditions. (Tracie Schillace)

 Conditions:

1) Approval from all City Depts. & City Engineer on Water, Sewer, and Drainage; and

2) Acceptable 10% 1 year maintenance bond approved by City Attorney for all infrastructure; and

3) Acceptable Letter of Credit/Performance Bond approved by City Attorney for all uninstalled infrastructure (street lights, Water Meters, and Sidewalks); and

4) Final Plat and As Built Plans to be revised in accordance with Planning Dept Comments.

IX.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

X. ADJOURN:

 I,  COUNCIL CLERK, TONIA BANKS, OF THE HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING WAS POSTED AT THE COUNCIL’S OFFICE AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 22nd DAY Of May 2017 at 4:00pm.

Rules for Public Participation

In the interest of fairness and time, the following guidelines are established, relative to public participation and discussion of any agenda item.

1.All persons desiring to speak on a specific agenda item will request the attention of the presiding officer at the time the item is being considered.

2.After recognitions the participant is requested to give his/her name and address and duly noted in the minutes.

3.All questions and comments are to be address to the presiding officer only.

4.There shall be no indulging in personalities and the participant must adhere to the item at hand, and the rules of decorum of the council.

5.When a council member, citizen, elected or appointed public official refuses to adhere to these procedural policies, and the behavior interferes with or disrupts the normal order of business, the presiding officer may eject or request the removal of the disruptive or obstructive party or parties. The presiding officer shall prior to the discussion of a particular item, allow time for the discussion of that item. The Council Clerk shall be the official timekeeper of the Council and shall interrupt discussion to advise the Council that time has expired. Discussion shall cease, and the matter shall then be voted upon forthwith. When called upon for a vote, each council member present shall respond “yes,” “no” or “abstain.” A failure to answer shall be recorded as “abstain.”